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Barite

ID: 6264
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Lustrous golden yellow, transparent blades of barite on matrix. These came out in the mid 2000’s and have pretty much disappeared.


Price: $450.00
Location: Cerro Warihuyn, Miraflores, Huanuco Dpet., Peru
Dimensions: 5.5 x 4.9 x 3.1cm
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Fluorite with Calcite

ID: 6262
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Gemmy medium purple, naturally etched, slightly elongated and distorted cubes of fluorite with minor calcite attached.


Price: $250.00
Location: San Antonio Mine, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
Dimensions: 3.8 x 3.7 x 3.2cm
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Quartz Var. Smoky with Spessartine

ID: 6244
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A doubly terminated, highly lustrous dark smoky quartz crystal, is host to scattered gemmy orange spessartine crystals. The quartz is transparent under very strong light.


Price: $500.00
Location: Wushan Spessartine Mine, Tongbei, Fujian Province, China
Dimensions: 5.4 x 3.1 x 3cm
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Elbaite on Quartz

ID: 6242
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A red and green unterminated elbaite crystal is attached to a light smoky doubly terminated quartz floater. One of the photos shows where an even larger crystal was attached at one time. Ex Hugh Ford (the noted NY dealer) specimen from the 50’s.


Price: $400.00
Location: Hall's Ridge, Plumbago, Newry, Oxford County, Maine
Dimensions: 6.5 x 5.5 x 4cm
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Cerussite (ex J Schneider Coll.)

ID: 6233
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A pair of glassy crystals of cerussite in a “V” twinned formation. Extremely gemmy with smoky areas. Choice small miniature that is actually facetable.


Price: $900.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 3.5 x 3.2 x 3cm
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Azurite

ID: 6232
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A deep blue, doubly terminated lustrous crystal of azurite sits at an angle on top of another crystal. Displays great. Color is lot bluer than the photo shows.


Price: $400.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 4.5 x 4 x 2.5cm
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Copper

ID: 6229
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A very sharp group of elongated copper crystals with a group of branching crystals emanating from one side. Great patina and form. Ex. N. Stotzel  Coll.


Price: $1600.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 5 x 3.6 x 1.5cm
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Wodginite

ID: 6225
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A group of jet black prismatic crystals of wodginite with a bit of matrix attached. Excellent example of this rare manganese tin oxide that includes the rare element tantalum.


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Location: Linopolis, Divino de Laranjeiras, Doce Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 5.2 x 2.6 x 1.6cm
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Pyrrhotite with Siderite

ID: 6223
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An elongated, columnar brassy group of pyrrhotite crystals in parallel growth with tiny spheres of siderite. Old timer from Mexico in pristine condition.


Price: $300.00
Location: El Potosi Mine, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
Dimensions: 6 x 4.6 x 3.8cm
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Franklinite with Willemite

ID: 6218
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Very sharp, jet black octahedrons of franklinite on a white calcite matrix with olive brown crystals of willemite. The willemite fluoresces bright green. Excellent old timer from Jersey.


Price: $1400.00
Location: Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey
Dimensions: 6 x 5.6 x 4cm
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